Fonseca Vintage Port 1963

$399.99

Robert Parker tasting note 96 points
This example was bottled in Porto and remained in the house?s bin until this tasting. The 1963 Vintage Port has a dark russet color. The nose is beautifully defined, perhaps this particular bottle less exuberant than other that I have encountered. It offers walnut, small cherries, juniper berries and a touch of spirit that expands in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with wonderful balance and fine tannins. It has tremendous weight matched by nigh perfect acidity. It is very harmonious, almost honeyed towards the finish with hazelnut and cloves infusing the decayed fruit and hints of menthol on the spicy aftertaste. This is a sublime Fonseca that will last another two or three decades with ease. Drink now-2030 .

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Additional information

Weight 3.5 lbs
Dimensions 3.5 x 4.5 x 13 in
Grapes

Porto

Region

Douro, Portugal

Vintage

1963

Ratings

96 RP, 98 WS

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